Danish local elections, 2009

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The Danish local elections of 2009 were held on 17 November 2009. Councils were elected in Denmark's 98 municipalities and the five regions. 2468 seats were contested in the municipal elections (previous election:2522 seats). 205 seats were contested in the regional elections.

Legal basis[edit]

The electoral details are laid down in the municipal and regional electoral act.[1] The elections are overseen by the Ministry of the Interior.[2]

Results of regional elections[edit]

The results of the regional elections:[3]

e • d Summary of the November 2009 Regional election results
Party Seats
Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) (A) 68
Liberals (Venstre) (V) 54
Socialist People's Party (Socialistisk Folkeparti) (F) 32
Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) (C) 20
Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti) (O) 19
Social Liberal Party (Det Radikale Venstre) (B) 7
Red-Green Alliance (Enhedslisten) (Ø) 2
Others 3
Total 205


Results of municipal elections[edit]

The results of the municipal elections:[4]

e • d Summary of the November 2009 Municipal election results
Party Number of Votes
Elected Net Change
in seats
Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) (A) 853,221 801 -99
Liberals (Venstre) (V) 690,570 699 -105
Socialist People's Party (Socialistisk Folkeparti) (F) 402,866 340 178
Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) (C) 306,187 262 +5
Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti) (O) 226,410 186 +61
Social Liberal Party (Det Radikale Venstre) (B) 104,162 50 -36
Red-Green Alliance (Enhedslisten) (Ø) 64,827 14 -10
Schleswig Party (Slesvigsk Parti) (S) 5,249 6 +2
Liberal Alliance (Liberal Alliance) (Y) 7,329 1 +1
Others 123,645 109 -51
Total 2,819,127 2468 -54

References[edit]

  1. ^ Act of municipal and regional elections (in Danish)
  2. ^ Local and regional elections, Ministry of the Interior
  3. ^ "AKVA3: Valg til regions råd efter område, parti og stemmer/kandidater/køn". Statistics Denmark. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "VALGK3: Valg til kommunale råd efter område, parti og stemmer/kandidater/køn". Statistics Denmark. Retrieved 13 June 2010.